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Russian Mimosa Salad with a Twist

Ingredients: 1 medium-large white potato 1 medium beet, cooked 4 eggs 1 8.8 oz can smoked sprats in oil (I used Riga brand), drained 1/2-1 teaspoon prepared horseradish mayonnaise (about 1/2 cup, maybe more) 1 bunch spring onions, sliced, greens only (save whites for another use) 2-3 oz brick sharp […]

Smoked Sardine & Dandelion Greens Spaghetti

Ingredients: 4.25 oz tinned smoked sardines in oil 1 onion, sliced into half-moons 3 cloves garlic, sliced 1 tablespoon crushed red pepper flakes 1 large bunch dandelion greens, chopped (about 6 cups) 1/2 cup sliced cherry tomatoes (about 1/2 pint) 1/4 cup kalamata olives salt freshly ground black pepper 12 […]

Spiced Zucchini Muffins with Walnuts

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups flour 3/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon allspice 1/4 teaspoon mace 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon ginger pinch salt 1 egg 1/2 cup canola oil 2 cups shredded zucchini (one medium zucchini) Directions: Preheat oven […]

Triple Orange Oatmeal Muffins

Ingredients: 2/3 cup milk 1/3 cup freshly squeezed orange juice (I used Cara Cara oranges) 1 cup old fashioned rolled oats 1/3 cup canola oil 1/4 cup candied orange peel (optional) 1/3 cup light brown sugar 1 egg 1 1/4 cup flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder pinch salt 1 […]

Pan-Roasted Cauliflower with Anchovy-Caper Giant Croutons

Ingredients: 2-3 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons nonpareil capers 3 cloves garlic, sliced 4 anchovies 1 loaf day-old (or older) crusty bread, cut into 1-inch cubes) 1 head cauliflower 1 1/2 tablespoons red pepper flakes freshly ground black pepper 1/3 cup coarsely chopped Italian parsley Directions: In a large skillet, […]

Lemon Sesame Tuna & Chickpea Orzo Salad

Ingredients: for the salad: 8 oz dried orzo, cooked to package instructions and drained 1 stalk celery, sliced 1 bunch green onions, diced 3 3-oz pouches Safe Catch Elite Wild Tuna 15-oz canned chickpeas, drained 3 oz crumbled feta 1/4 cup roughly chopped Italian parsley 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced […]

Spaghetti with Walnuts, Anchovy and Parsley

Ingredients: 3/4-1 cup coarsely chopped walnuts 1/4 cup bread crumbs 2 oz anchovies in olive oil 5 cloves garlic 1 1/2 tablespoon crushed red pepper flakes bunch Italian parsley, chopped 3/4 lb spaghetti Parmesan for sprinkling Directions: Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the spaghetti […]

Slightly Posh Tuna and Sweetcorn Jacket Potatoes

Ingredients: 4 large baking potatoes (like Russet) 3 5-oz cans Albacore tuna in water, drained 8 oz can corn kernels*, drained 1 bunch green onion, chopped (green parts only) 1/3 cup (loose) chopped Italian parsley 1/2 tablespoon lemon pepper seasoning 1/2 cup mayonnaise Directions: Preheat oven to 400. Scrub off […]

Roasted Pumpkin and Toffee Rice Krispies Treats

Ingredients: 1/4 cup pumpkin pulp* 3 tablespoons butter 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 10-oz bags marshmallows 6 cup crisped rice cereal (aka Rice Krispies) 1/2 cup toffee bits Directions: Butter an 8×8 inch pan. Set aside. In a large bowl, toss together the cereal and toffee. Set aside. In a large, […]